Three towers on the Papalanto/Ojere 132KV double-circuit lines collapsed, causing blackouts in Abeokuta, Ayetoro, Imeko, Owode Egba and Mowe
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) revealed in a statement signed by its management on Wednesday
According to IBEDC, the collapse of the towers affected Abeokuta Transmission Sub-station, Ojere and New Abeokuta Transmission station at Kobape.
The statement posted on IBEDC’s official Twitter handle, noted that all the 33KV feeders from the affected sub-stations would be out until the towers were reconstructed. The has left most communities in Ogun with no power supply for days.
As IBEDC did not give specific time for the reconstruction, residents of the entire Abeokuta metropolis, Ayetoro, Imeko Mowe and Owode Egba would continue to experience power outage till the reconstruction of the towers.
IBEDC apologised to consumers for blackout, and promised athat power would be restored as soon as possible.
“Dear esteemed customer, kindly be informed of the collapse of three towers on the Papalanto/Ojere 132KV double-circuit lines. The incident adversely affected Abeokuta Transmission Sub-station, Ojere and New Abeokuta T/S at Kobape.
“All 33KV feeders from these two sub-stations will be out until the towers are reconstructed. As such, the entire city of Abeokuta and environs, Ayetoro, Imeko, Owode Egba and Mowe will be experiencing power outages.
“Power supply will be restored to the affected communities as soon as the towers are reconstructed. We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience,” the statement read.